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Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Forum department...
S7-1500 CM541 Serial RS232 ASCII help
Posted by Suraj on 21 July, 2014 - 11:00 pm
Point to point Serial RS232 ASCII communication in TIAV13
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the industrial department...
GE Fanuc rx7i PLC Not Going into Run Mode
Posted by majji raju on 21 July, 2014 - 1:27 am
PLC goes into halt mode after detecting 'CONTROLLER CPU HARDWARE FAILURE' fault
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the Forum department...
Simple model-based control example
Posted by Rupert on 20 July, 2014 - 2:25 pm
MPC example
Originally posted by bammaroc on 18 July, 2014 - 1:45 pm
communication between DCS CS 3000 and Allen Bradley platform FlexLogix 5434 using Modbus protocol
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Hi Ikhtiander, thank you for your reply, and I apologize for the inconvenience. frankly, I...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Automation List department...
Comparing PLC and DCS
Originally posted by Anonymous on 6 May, 2004 - 6:34 pm
I am new in the field of automation. Could anybody tell me the difference between PLC and DCS other than I/O handling capacity?
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Dear Raza, Can you provide some Input on cost comparison of PLC & DCS. ...
Hey Paresh, I am doing a research project on PLC & DCS comparison. I have few doubts. Can I...
The difference between PLC and DCS has narrowed but not completely wiped out. I mean we are using...
Originally posted by Stephen on 26 August, 2002 - 2:14 pm
How do I create a tag for First scan when using RSlogix5K to program a 1769L30 compact logix...
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> There is already a system tag for that, no need to create one. Use s:fs Can I just type in...
Topic: Engineering and workplace issues.
from the Control Logic department...
Centum VP Logic
Posted by mmsystems on 16 July, 2014 - 1:51 am
write a logic for PUMP
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the Forum department...
Operation of Shutdown and Blowdown Valves
Posted by Gopinath on 15 July, 2014 - 3:20 am
Can anyone explain the shutdown valve (SDV) & Blowdown valve (BDV) operation?
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Packaging equipment department...
switch broken on PLC. Can this be fixed?
Posted by Ignacio Castaneda on 14 July, 2014 - 2:13 pm
Broken switch on PLC
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
RSLinx help - loop - image
Posted by rileydc on 14 July, 2014 - 12:14 pm
Loop help
Topic: Motion control, servos, steppers, etc.
from the Forum department...
Driving a Stepper Motor
Originally posted by Hans on 18 April, 2014 - 3:40 pm
I am seeking advice on the best methods to effectively control a stepper motor.
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Why a stepper motor and not a BLDC motor?...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the serious department...
Siemens PLCs
Posted by Reeny on 11 July, 2014 - 12:26 pm
steady red EF BF LEDs after trying to connect S7-400 cpu414 to pc (5611 pci card), the remedy?
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the engineering department...
Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
Originally posted by russell on 27 June, 2013 - 8:00 pm
Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
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By David Ferguson on 10 July, 2014 - 6:27 pm -
I am running it fine on win 7. I have seen issues with the my documents folder location and rights,...
CALL TECH SUPPORT. that is what they are for. -- Bob http://ilbob.blogspot.com/...
Did you get anywhere with this? I have this problem now. > help can't run rslogix 5000...
Topic: Human-Machine Interface and SCADA.
from the Forum department...
VTScada 11 hmi software? Any thoughts
Posted by Anonymous on 10 July, 2014 - 12:27 pm
Looking for feedback on anyone who has integrated systems using this software.
Originally posted by tech77 on 16 May, 2011 - 6:17 am
Magnetic pickup - amplitude or frequency
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Ramana, There is a lot of good and applicable information in the previous posts to this thread....
Dear friend, Please need a help about magnetic pickup unit sensor. Am confused about the sensor...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
DOX5 communication error
Originally posted by karikob on 9 May, 2014 - 12:05 pm
DOX5 communication error
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hey i am having a trouble downloading op45-4ver project to ver3.1 please tell how can i change...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the serious department...
Siemens s7 backup
Originally posted by Reeny on 17 May, 2014 - 5:00 pm
what is the process to take an online backup of steam controller (S7-400 cpu417H).
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I wonder if I can use any RS485-USB/RS232 pc adapter for uploading the program. am I restricted to...
Posted by Actarus800 on 6 July, 2014 - 11:44 am
Beckhoff BC9000 FB_SNTP Clock Synchronization
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the serious department...
Siemens PLCs s7-400 backup
Posted by Reeny on 6 July, 2014 - 7:36 am
Creating a backup for an s7-400
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Telemecanique TSX 17
Originally posted by Steve Ashcroft on 22 February, 2014 - 8:29 am
Telemecanique TSX 17 shows no power
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Hope this is still useful. but when one of mine did this, I found a 330 k ohm resistor on the...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the kariayam department...
Ladder logic simulator
Originally posted by cikenkari on 5 March, 2010 - 9:09 am
Ladder logic simulator software portable
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> Is this what your looking for? > http://thelearningpit.com/ I realize this is an old...
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the ELECTRICAL department...
ABB acs800M
Originally posted by GARY on 2 July, 2014 - 2:01 pm
we are using acs800M drives we are loosing the capacitor banks regularly in the filter unit in the convertor side. what could be the reason for these regular blast outs of capacitors and how can we control it .
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The ACS800M is only a controller. Can you provide the part# info for the drive and the filter?...
Topic: Local and wide area networking in factory automation.
from the Engineering department...
RS485 multidrop network drops after few days
Originally posted by P Paul on 3 July, 2014 - 11:58 am
Modbus connections drops after few days and it resumes by changing modbus parameters in slave device.
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By Lynn August Linse on 3 July, 2014 - 1:21 pm -
Based on 25 years experience with RS-485, sounds to me like you have a floating ground between the...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Project ideas for getting into automation?
Originally posted by Rhonage on 15 February, 2014 - 9:59 pm
I'm learning from scratch to be an automation engineer. Where should I start?
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There are simple tools (free and open source) and code for C and Pascal (Python hopefully soon) on...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Maintenance department...
Required IDEC PLC info
Originally posted by Laura Montiel on 8 January, 2008 - 1:53 am
Not familiar with IDEC PLCs.
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Idec sells cables and also provides documentation on the pinouts. Why not go that route?...
I want to make communication cable for IDEC FC2A-C10A1 with pc. can you please provide me pin- out...
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the Forum department...
master controller MPC 3000
Posted by vashstampede1321 on 2 July, 2014 - 4:00 am
Having problems looking for schematics for a MPC3000 microprocessor based master controller ..i hope someone could help me out..
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Education department...
Function block programming tutorial
Originally posted by Ferris Oxide on 15 August, 2003 - 7:12 pm
Are there any good tutorials for programming PLCs using function blocks?
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>Sometimes you just have to work the >hours, no matter what, and women, for >whatever...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Connection closing in Modbus-TCP
Originally posted by Satoshi Sakai on 30 June, 2014 - 6:54 am
I would like to know if Modbus-TCP connection should be opened/closed in every command sending or not.
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By Lynn August Linse on 30 June, 2014 - 9:29 am -
It is not 'normal' behavior in the TCP/IP world, but some misguided engineers on early Modbus/TCP...
Posted by Matt Helm on 30 June, 2014 - 9:11 am
I have a receiving cushion that intermittently enters its down motion too early causing damage to the product. It is so intermittent that it's impossible to nail down the cause.
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Automation List department...
PLC vs. Microcontrollers
Originally posted by Mubeen Ahmed on 13 October, 2002 - 10:38 am
are there any reasons why plcs are preferred over microcontrollers?
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I've been trying to find a way to word this to my boss, thank you....
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the AUTOMATION department...
quantum cpu 434 12 A Firmware/exec update issue
Originally posted by genjua on 1 September, 2013 - 11:13 pm
I am unable to download exec into CPU 434 12 A.
its starts transferring exec into controller and after 1-2 minutes its stop with the error that time-out waiting response from the controller.
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I have solved the issue! I wanted 1.29 bcoz the CPU was very old and Concept was not supporting...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the maintenace department...
HIMA plc: downloading error
Posted by tn on 28 June, 2014 - 4:52 am
error code 166
Topic: Communications systems and equipment.
from the Automation department...
FC51 Danfoss VFD MODBUS
Originally posted by Derik on 7 September, 2009 - 2:12 pm
I need to control a FC51 Danfoss VFD with LS PLC.
I need to start , stop & jog the drives.
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Hi, I have this problem too. I have set all the parameters to control the drive as modbus. I...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
3 feeder system: PLC vs. Microcontrollers
Posted by dvigneshwer on 27 June, 2014 - 1:30 am
hardwired 3 feeder system with control system in a remote place
Topic: Power generation equipment control.
from the Forum department...
local workstation for gas turbine
Posted by MAZEN SHANABEASH on 26 June, 2014 - 6:07 pm
difference between ALLEN BRADLEY workstation cat no. 6160-PCD466A, and ALLEN BRADLEY workstation cat no. 6160-PCD2B
Topic: Continuous process industries, DCS questions.
from the Instrumentation department...
Instrument Control Loop
Posted by Waqar Ahmed on 26 June, 2014 - 3:18 am
Maintenance procedure of process control loop.
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the instrumentation department...
solartron 7915 flow computer
Posted by amir qadri on 25 June, 2014 - 11:02 am
solartron flowcomputer 7915 showing error message bad ram checksum error, but it is working normal, printer is continuous writing, bad checksum error.
Topic: Software, including programming, OS issues, etc.
from the Forum department...
Control MOXA IOLogik via TCP
Posted by Roberto on 24 June, 2014 - 10:54 am
Control MOXA IOLogik via TCP
Originally posted by Muhammad PERVAIZ on 21 June, 2009 - 4:19 am
how to update the PLC application to 140 CHS 11000 Hot stand-by module
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Here is a link to the manual so you know how to do just about anything. ...
Topic: PLCs and related questions.
from the Forum department...
Siemens S5-130W
Originally posted by Mike Pennington on 15 June, 2014 - 7:48 pm
Help to connect a pc to a S5 130W
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I would reiterate what I said before. Call your local Siemens distributor. They can tell you what...
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